Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Construct an argument regarding the role of laws and regulations in controlling occupational and environmental health hazards.
2. Delineate how occupational safety and health and environmental laws and regulations are established, implemented and possibly altered.
3. Formulate a strategy to comply with varying regulatory agencies associated with the workplace and the environment.
4. Devise and carry out a plan in the event of a regulatory-based site visit and inspection.5. Interpret the role of the court system in interpreting regulations and influencing the implementation of occupational safety and health and environmental laws.
6. Develop an effective strategy when involved in the litigation process for an employer organization.
7. Devise programs to control workers’ compensations costs, while maintaining compliance with workers’ compensation laws and regulations.
8. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter (effective July 1, 2013).